Brock Pierce, Mark Karpeles and the War of Words Over Mt Gox’s Future

Brock Pierce wants Mt. Gox creditors to receive 100 percent of whatever they’re owed – or so he says, anyway. Weeks after...

Crypto Securities Are Years Away from Mainstream, Technologists Say

Despite a growing mainstream interest in the use of crypto assets and blockchains as a way to replicate and represent securities,...

tZERO Is Live, But Volume Is Light and Its Token’s Price Is Down Sharply

tZERO is off to a slow start. In the three weeks since the long-awaited launch of Overstock.com’s alternative trading system (ATS) for...

Securitizing the Future of Finance

Previously, we have covered Columbia University–IBM Accelerator and had spotlighted one of the ten accelerated companies Connecting Food. Today, we highlight another company that was amongst the selected few: Securitize – “The Compliance Platform For...

NYSE Arca Filing Kicks Off Countdown for New Bitcoin ETF

The clock just started on the latest effort to launch a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

What QuadrigaCX Says About Institutional Crypto Investment

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by...

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

A number of apps in Microsoft’s app store have been found to be able to illicitly mine cryptocurrency. The eight apps, discovered by Symantec on Jan....

Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

The European nation of Luxembourg has just passed a bill providing a legal framework for securities issued over blockchains. According to a...

Nvidia Says Crypto Drop-Off Help Drive ‘Disappointing’ Fourth Quarter

U.S.-based graphics card maker Nvidia has said the downturn in sales to cryptocurrency miners drove a “disappointing” fourth quarter. In its latest...

Coinsquare Acquires Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange StellarX

Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has acquired decentralized exchange (DEX) StellarX. Announcing the news on Thursday, the firm said the purchase comes it acquired...

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